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Prasanta Phukan from Dibrugarh: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

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Prasanta Phukan from Dibrugarh: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

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Prasanta Phukan Biography
Candidate Gender:MaleParty:BJPConstituency:Dibrugarh

Early Life

Prasanta Phukan is the son of Late Nabin Ram Phukan and Jyotika Phukan. He is married to Jyoti Phukan. He resides at Rupnagar in Dibrugarh. He is a businessman dealing in knitting products. He enjoys singing with his friends.


He passed his Class X (Matri) from Bagmibar Nilmoni Phukan School in 1972. He has a Diploma in Audit and Accounts.

Career & Politics

He was elected for three consecutive terms -- in 2006, 2011 and 2016 to the Assam Legislative Assembly. He is the sitting MLA from Dibrugarh

Social Work

He is associated with various NGOs. He is also working for the up-gradation of the DHS Kanoi College into a full-fledged University.


He has no criminal cases filed against him. There were questions raised in the Assam Legislative Assembly regarding his communal remarks against the Muslim community in a local television channel.

He resigned from the special committee of BJP for the Panchayat election held recently. He also resigned from the governing body of Assam Medical College and Hospital in Dibrugarh.

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